Pre-1980 U.S. News Coverage

Our News Databases: Online News Sources LibGuide links to other sources of news articles from before 1980.

In addition, printed newspaper indexes cover some individual newspaper titles before 1980. For events of national interest in the years before 1980, you can use the New York Times Index, Olin Library Reference, AI 21 .N56 ++, 1851 to 2016; the Washington Post Index, Library Annex AI 21 .N584 ++, 1971-1979, and Olin Stacks AI 21 .N585 +, 1979 to 2007; the Wall Street Journal Index, Library Annex AI 21 .W18 +, 1955 to 2007, and ILR Library AI 21 .W18 +, 1958-2017; and the Christian Science Monitor Index, Olin Stacks AI 21 .C55 +, 1949 to March 2008.

Discovering U.S. Newspaper Holdings Outside Cornell

The WorldCat database is a searchable catalog of many U.S. newspaper titles and the libraries that own them.